We are proud to recognise one of Melbourne’s most influential philanthropists, Fleur Spitzer OAM, and are grateful to her daughter Ondine for enabling the establishment of this Sub-Fund allowing us to continue her legacy.
Since the 1980s, Fleur’s generosity and philanthropy have had an immeasurable impact on the lives of many people in the community and she has been a shining example for other female philanthropists.
For nearly 20 years her support of the Victorian Women’s Trust has not wavered. She has always funded projects that assist women and girls who were doing it tough in the face of real and prolonged disadvantage.
The principles of social change and justice have been the cornerstone of Fleur Spitzer’s image of a better world and for this reason the Sub-Fund will support projects that
We welcome donations to this Sub-Fund. All contributions help build the financial pool for making grants and are fully tax-deductible.
This Sub-Fund supports projects that increase the literacy, educational opportunities of women and girls or addresses barriers facing older women.Read more
Debbie's Place is a home away from home which provides accommodation and support for three teenage girls from the Bellarine who are at risk of not satisfactorily completing their VCE.Read more
Women's Legal Service Victoria is a not-for-profit organisation that provides free legal services to women experiencing disadvantage to address legal issues arising from relationship breakdown or violence.Read more
Would you like to make lasting impact in the community? Are you passionate about strategic, gender-wise philanthropy?
Establishing a Sub-Fund within the Victorian Women’s Benevolent Trust is a practical and lasting way for you to strategically invest in advancing opportunities or reducing barriers for women and girls in Victoria without any administrative burden.